Canadian Resort & Travel Association

CRDA Add Two to Board of Directors

March 17, 2015

Vancouver, Canada (March 17, 2015) — The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) has added two seasoned vacation ownership/timeshare professionals to its Board of Directors.

According to Jon Zwickel, President and CEO of CRDA, says “We are proud to welcome Tom Carney and Lucie Gagné to our distinguished Board of Directors. As we embark on a new path, the insight and guidance of these two new board members will be welcomed along with the rest of our highly regarded Board of Directors who represent the Canadian Vacation Ownership industry by sector and geographically.”

Tom Carney, has been in the timeshare industry for 25 years. He is currently President/COO of Skyline Vacation Club. The first 14 years he worked with Trendwest Resorts (now part of Wyndham Vacation Ownership). Previously he had been associated with Hilton Grand Vacations in Hawaii, and Marriott Vacation Club International where he helped develop its Asia Pacific Region; he was also part of the start-up team for Anantara Vacation Club, Asia’s most luxurious vacation ownership company.

Lucie Gagné is a seasoned professional with more than 30 years in the travel and timeshare industries. Since January 2015 she has been Vice President and General Manager of Vacation Ownership Finance for Crelogix Acceptance Corporation, a leading Canadian consumer financing provider. Prior to joining Crelogix she was Vice President Business Development for the Canadian division of RCI (Resort Condominium International). She was part of the founding team of RCI Canada and was instrumental in its growth during her 21 year tenure.

CRDA is Canada’s only association dedicated to representing the interests of the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Since its founding 1980, CRDA has become Canada’s preeminent industry association representing all forms of vacation ownership. A community of active industry leaders committed to promoting and maintaining a high standard of ethical conduct within the Canadian vacation ownership industry, creating B-2-B and networking opportunities between Members, and educating consumers as to the benefits of vacation ownership, CRDA is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism throughout the industry. For more information, please visit


Contact: Jon Zwickel 604-558-7001
Media: Georgi Bohrod 619-255-1661

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